Movie review: Cruella
By forcing the viewer to watch a girl go bad, director Craig Gillespie's Cruella asks hard questions about how society values women, and whether it's possible to be a fairy tale princess without being a victim.
Movie Review: The Wrath of Man
An armored car heist forms the bloody backdrop of a predictable action movie that packs more than gunplay and mano-a-mano combat into its magazine. The Wrath of Man also fumbles with manly friendships, family bonds and female affection -- but for all the extra writing, it's Jason Statham's pitbull-like screen presence that keeps us watching.
Movie Review: Quo Vadis, Aida
Exhuming the hidden horrors of the Bosnian War forces us to bear witness to the small lapses of humanity that enable genocide as families struggle to save themselves -- at all costs -- in Jasmila Zbanic's Oscar-nominated Quo Vadis, Aida?
Movie Review: Above Suspicion
Emilia Clarke ditches the dragons and thrones to pick up a hillbilly accent and a horny FBI agent in Phillip Noyce's cautionary tale that explores ego, power and two people with a pathetic desire to control each other.
Movie Review: Cherry
Joe and Anthony Russo use their superhero experience to bring Nico Walker's novel to the screen with the epic scale of an Avengers movie, only to empty every hidden pocket in the cargo pants of male identity.
Movie Review: Death of a Ladies Man
Matthew Bissonnette's new feature is not based on the famed Montreal poet-Lothario's writing, but it finds the same bruised skies and ice-covered steeples that inspired his work -- and in the process, gives Gabriel Byrne a clean shot at creative narcissism.
Movie Review: Raya and the last Dragon
The new Disney blockbuster tries to celebrate peace while pushing female characters to the forefront, but ambient violence and distrust betrays a sensitivity to the fair sex with slings, arrows and spears.
What’s On November 27
A modern stone age family returns, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn re-gift, a sports journalist pummels political corruption, and Alex Winter offers a little green rosetta stone for Frank Zappa